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Iraq Willing to Help Prop up Oil Prices

Iraq is willing to play an active role within OPEC to support oil prices, its oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said on Saturday, without clarifying whether it was

ENI Shuts Production, Evacuates Staff from Arctic Oil Platform

Oil firm ENi had to shut down production late on Friday at its Goliat platform in the Barents Sea off Norway and partially evacuate staff from the facility due to a power loss,

VTTI Resumes Operations at Malaysia Terminal

VTTI, the storage unit of world's largest oil trader Vitol, said late on Friday it has resumed operations at its Malaysia terminal ATT Tanjung Bin (ATB). "The suspension has been lifted.

USCG Repatriates 161 Cuban Migrants

The Coast Guard repatriated 161 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Monday. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 66 Cuban migrants, Monday,

Rockland Scientific to conduct Victoria Turbulence Observation Retreat

 Building on series of international training workshops in Brazil, Chile, France, Poland, Vietnam and the U.K., Rockland Scientific brings the next turbulence measurement

NParks, Keppel in S$2.08 mln Partnership for Restoring Singapore Forest Wetlands

The National Parks Board (NParks) and Keppel Corporation today unveiled plans for a partnership to restore the freshwater forest wetland ecosystem historically

Harrington Hoists names Midwest Regional Sales Manager

Harrington Hoists, Inc., has announced the promotion of Brett Kunin from Sales Representative to Midwest Regional Sales Manager, effective September 1, 2016.    

Zumaia Offshore Acqires MPP Workboat Aitana B

In April 2016 Zumaia Offshore, S.L., leading workboat owner and operator based in the Basque Country, took delivery of the Cummins-powered MPP workboat “Aitana

Danish Maritime Authority Supports Maritime Cultural Days

The Danish Maritime Authority's buoy tender ’POUL LØWENØRN’ will be alongside in Korsør in connection with the Maritime Cultural Days. The vessel will be open to visitors throughout Saturday,

Transocean to Present at Barclays Energy-Power Conference

Transocean Ltd. announced today that Jeremy Thigpen, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference in New York on Wednesday,

ABS Makes it Safer to ‘Walk to Work’

ABS announced the publication of The ABS Guide for Certification of Offshore Access Gangways. The new Guide addresses certification for safety systems used for “walk to work” (W2W) crew transfers.

McLean to lead Kalmar APAC Region

Peter McLean has been appointed Head of the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region in Kalmar, part of Cargotec. He succeeds Ken Loh, who has decided to leave Kalmar to pursue other interests outside the company.

Statoil: Njord A Towed to Kværner Stord

The Njord A platform arrived at Kværner Stord on Thursday 25 August. The platform will now be reinforced and renovated for production beyond 2030. Oil and gas

EMGS Secures Prefunding for multi-client Acquisition in Norway

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) announces that the Company has entered into a data licensing agreement with a repeat customer for 3D EM data to be acquired

Vard Bags Hapag-Lloyd Cruises contract for 2 Vessels

Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of specialized vessels, is pleased to announce that it has secured contracts

Sovcomflot Profits slip

Reviewing the company’s financial and operating results for the first half year ended 30 June 2016, on 23 August 2016, the Executive Board of PAO Sovcomflot (“SCF

Damen Trading Sale hits 500th Vessel

30 years and 500 vessels later, Damen Trading is just getting started. Damen Trading’s story begins in 1986, with Damen Shipyards Group responding to growing market demand for used vessels.

Why Maritime Museums Matter

With today’s focus on digital technology, mobile apps, enhanced reality and the overall digital landscape, the maritime industry often gets overshadowed, leaving some to ask,

WISTA Brazil Launched

WISTA Brazil formed as 36th National WISTA Association   Karin Orsel, President of the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) announced

Malikai TLP Float-off Completed in Malaysia

InterMoor said it has recently completed its involvement in the Shell Malikai Tension Leg Platform (TLP) float-off operations.   The TLP was loaded onto the Dockwise

 
 
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